Old woman who inhabited the alleys off Fleet St. Characterful portraits of Londoners, believed to be by photographer Donald McLeish (1879-1950), selected from the three volumes of Wonderful London edited by St John Adcock and produced by The Fleetway House in the nineteen-twenties.
After seeing the work of photographer C.A.Mathew published on Spitalfields Life, Adam Tuck was inspired to revisit the locations of the pictures taken a century ago. Subtly blending his own photographs of Spitalfields 2012 with C.A.Mathew’s photographs of Spitalfields 1912, Adam has initiated an unlikely collaboration with a photographer of a century ago and created a new series of images of compelling resonance.
West Laithe by Fay Godwin - print. In this image i see texture form the brick paving. The floor looks smooth and worn and is obvious to see that it is wet. It looks like the image was taken down a quite alley leading to houses or just as a short cut to another street.